District News

District News

Below you will find news stories related to the District level. You can find news specific to High School, Middle School, Intermediate School and Elementary School under the corresponding sections of the website.

State Seeks Input on Draft Science Standards

The draft of Nebraska's new College and Career Ready Standards for Science has been released by the State Department of Educatino. The revision process began in October of 2016 with a team of 50 writers who met again in November. A team of editors, including r...

Norris Foundation a registered nonprofit in Give To Lincoln Day May 18: Donate for Norris!

When the Norris Community Comes Together, BIG Things Happen! For 24 hours, on Give to Lincoln Day, every donation given to the Norris Foundation is made bigger by matching funds. It is one special day when everyone in Lincoln and Lancaster County is asked to m...

Dr. Tracy Elected To NASCD State Board

Dr. Brenda Tracy, Norris Special Education and Curriculum Director, has been elected to the Nebraska Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Board of Directors. Dr. Tracy’s service on the prestigious state board will cover the 2017-18 school y...

Motivational Speaker Mike Smith to Address Norris MS/HS Student Bodies Monday, April 10th

Lincoln hometown hero and nationally renowned motivatinoal speaker Mike Smith is going to be speaking at Norris tomorrow. Mike will address our MS and HS student bodies and we will be joined by student ambassadors from nearly two dozen other Nebraska schools f...

Norris School District launches new mobile app

Norris School District announced the official launch of their new mobile app designed to improve communication to parents, students, staff and community members. The app will allow access to information and resources quickly on their mobile devices. The distri...

Norris Schools Superintendent Will Be Featured Speaker At Nebraska Farmers' Union District Meeting

In response to the growing new coalition “Nebraskans United for Property Tax Reform and Education” comprised of 21 agricultural and educational organizations, Dr. John Skretta, Norris School District Superintendent will be the featured speaker at the Nebra...

Annual Norris Foundation Golf Tournament June 19th: mark your calendars!

The annual Norris Foundation golf tournament will be held Monday, June 19th at the beautiful Yankee Hill Country Club in south Lincoln. Contact Kim Brodersen or Linda Lindersmith at 402-791-0000 to sign up today!The four person scramble format costs $500 per t...

Brittany Hajek named Elementary - Intermediate Assistant Principal

Brittany Hajek has been named the assistant principal of Norris Elementary - Intermediate Schools and will begin summer, 2017. Brittany will directly serve the principals of both buildings, Dr. Jenny Piening in Norris Elementary and Mrs. Kris Morrison in Norri...

Norris District Joins Coalition For Property Tax Reform and Sustainable Funding For K-12 Education

Lincoln, Neb., Feb. 21, 2017 – Taxpayers, local school board members, superintendents, agriculture and education groups from across Nebraska today announced they have joined forces to create a coalition called Nebraskans United for Proper...

Norris Hosting Food Bank Drive, Pizza Fundraiser this Friday!

The Norris boys and girls basketball teams will face Elkhorn South in home contests Friday, January 13th. JV games are at 4:30 PM. Girls varsity is at 6 PM and Boys varsity is at 7:30 PM. The events will also feature the hugely popular annual Cheerleading Mini...

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